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PBS
Nov 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
bill clinton raised exactly the high income tax rates that barack obama wants to return the rates to. and the 2000s which he did not mention when george 2 bush followed the policies very similar to what mitt romney is proposing, they actually added more than 1 million fewer private sect jobs ifct george bush's fit term than president obama has undethis first term so i really do not think that the basic economics or their history says that just going back to deregulation and high rate-- high incomba rate cuts is the thing that leads to growth.nc >> brown: and do you think professor -- >> two decades of strong growth, we saw two dade, 80ous and 90s with extraordinary growth. onomists called it the great moderationts long boom and that's because the stable policies are put in place. tax reform, if you like, of 1986. a bipartisan reform president reagan worked with democrats in congress, that is the kind of thing we nude to get the strong economy back. >> back to you professor goolsbee, just this question about -- >> i agree with that i think tax reform and ankrand bargain type budget de
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
on that. in the 1990s bill clinton raised exactly the high income tax rates that barack obama wants to return the rates to. and the 2000s which he did not mention when george bush followed the policies very similar to what mitt romney is proposing, they brief last word on that? >> well, i think as we are talking about four years what is going to happen the next four years. that say time where a president can make a tremendous difference. and we're talking about the past four years. and the president could have made auch betr policy with the unemployment being so high. >> brown: all right, john taylor and austan goolsbee, thanks so much. >> thank you >> brown: and if you're ready for more analysis on the jobs numbers, you'll find it, as always, on paul solman's "making sense" page online. >> woodruff: still to come on the newshour: misery in the aftermath of the super-storm; civilian deaths in syria; a spotlight on immigration in iowa; plus, shields and brooks. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: the news on bs wasn't enough to lift wall street today
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 12:00am PDT
, michelle obam bill clinton. their campaigns have continued b to run advertising. we've seensolicitations for contributions not to the obama campaign but to the redso cross from that massive email list that barack obama has. the campaigns were up and running. they're still doing all the things they normally do. there's a little more sensitivity in the stes that are affected by the hharricane but they can't really afford tor pull out, to push the pause button. >> ifill: democrats have been saying that mitt romney during the republican primary debates may have said that he would actually cut back on fema which ma not as unpopular as it once was. >> he said he wanted to move as much of that responsibility to the states and to private contributions a poible. so he's getting hit for that right now.ib what would mitt romney's fema look like? would it be as well funded as the current organization? there's about $7 billion in the bank right now. if mitt romney and republicans were in control in congress there a question as to how they would handle disaster relief. generally speaking they've not
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
around the country. former president bill clinton has hit the trail hard, appearing today in wisconsin and ohio on behalf of the president. >> but i am far more enthusiastic four years ago. >> woodruff: clinton was in minesota earlier in the week, where the romney campaign recently announced a new ad buy. it's a place both sides had earlier assumed would belong to the democrats. the obama camp countered with a new ad featuring the endorsement of former secretary of state colin powell, ran it there and in nine other states. >> i think we ought to keep on the track that we're on. >> i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> woodruff: but the romney campaign also beganiring a spanish-language ad in florida tying obama to latin american dictators g go chavez and fidelv castro. >> we are america's women. >> woodruff: and american future fund, a super pac supporting romney is running ads targeting women in michigan and pennsylvania, states considered safely democratic. as you can see on the "newshour's" vote 2012 map center" there are seven states currently considered by the associated
PBS
Oct 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
and a center piece of mr. obama's campaign. former president bill clinton who will visit ohio next week with the president pointed to the plant's success as this summer's democratic party conventions in charlotte. >> the auto industry restructuring worked. itre saved-- it saved more than a million jobs, and not just at gm, chrysler and their dealerships, but in auto parts manufacturing all over the country. >> reporter: today the lords town plant churns out the chevrolet cruz, the country's best selling compaq car,itto meet demands it's gone from one shift a day to three, and round-the-clock produ ion. dave green is president of the local unitedrouto workers union. >> but the whole economy will benefit from this because our parts suppliers, the people who work there are out shopping at the stos, they are paying tacks, you know, they're investing in their community. >> reporter: the auto industry employs one out of every eight workers in the state. youngstown is the largest city in the region andi reaped many of the benefits. it's not just auto breathing new life into northeast ohio. in
PBS
Oct 29, 2012 5:30pm PDT
: a back to basics pathway to a revitalized american democracy." the author is bill ivey, former chairman of the national endowment for the arts in the clinton administration. he's now director of vanderbilt university's "u.s.-china center for education and culture." jeffrey brown recently sadown with him. . >> welcome. good to be here. brown: i want to put aside politics for a moment because you're making an argument about a crisis in american culture, excessive consumerism, misplaced values. explain what you're seeing. >> what i first saw a few years ago was a huge transformation in the way americans work and live. brought about by forces that are larger than our own society, globalization, the reach of technology and channg demographics. and within that, i felt that america was at a time when we desperately needed to have the strongest possible value space. we needed to be more in touch with the best of the american idea, the best aspects of the american idea. >> brown: value space you say. well, i say the value space. the space where we talk about why we do things, not what we're goin
Search Results 0 to 28 of about 29 (some duplicates have been removed)